In a recent decision, attached hereto, Partner/Member Peter Thill prevailed on compensability of an alleged industrial disability claim by undermining the credibility of Claimant's medical expert, Dr. David Segal. VonspreckenMichael-5057238d.pdf
On December 6, 2018, attorneys Mark Woollums and Lori Utsinger obtained a favorable summary judgment for their clients in a workers compensation matter.
One of the areas of law I am most asked about is unemployment compensation. The topic of unemployment is one of great mystery to employers large and small. This is likely due to the fact that decisions on these issues come from various sources, including Iowa Workforce Development, the Employment Appeal Board, and the District Court. When you have this many levels of decision making on these issues, some decisions may conflict leading to a gray area on many issues in this area. As a result employers are often left with numerous questions as to whether a particular employee qualifies for unemployment benefits.